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Who is Droupadi Murmu? Biography, Family,Husband and Political Career-Newsvivo

Droupadi Murmu

Droupadi Murmu is the 15th President of India from 25th July 2022. Who is the first woman belongs to tribal community. Droupadi Murmu was born in 20th June 1958,District Mayurbhanj city Rairangpur, Odisha. She served as 9th Governor of Jharkhand state as well.(2015-2021)

She is the Second Lady to Hold This Position till now

President Droupadi Murmu is the Second Lady to stand firm of the most highest position in India after Pratibha Devisingh Patil.Pratibha was an Indian Politician who served as 12th President of India between 25th July 2007 to 25th July 2012. She was also nominated as the 17th Governor of Rajasthan on 8th November 2004, was belonging to Indian National Congress

Droupadi Murmu Childhood

She was Born on June 20th 1958 in a Santhal family in the Village of Uparbeda, Mayurbhanj District, Odisha.Droupadi Murmu belongs in a middleclass family, Her Father name is Biranchi Narayan Tudu occupation as a small peasant. And Her father and Grandfather were elected as Sarpanch of their Village. In Her childhood murmu’s name Dropadi,But later on it changed as Droupadi in her Schooling.

Droupadi Murmu Graduated as an Arts Stream Student

Droupadi simply studied her elementary education from the local village Uarbeda,After she finished Moved to capital of Odisha Bhubaneswar for Higher Studies.Murmu did her secondary education from Girl’s High School Unit-2, and Completed her College from Rama Devi Women’s Autonomous University,Bhubaneswar,Odisha,India.

Murmu’s Family,Husband,Children

As you know Draupadi Murmu religion belong to Hindu.After finished her Education She get married Shyam Charan Murmu who was initially a Banker by Profession. Eventually Murmu had three children two son & one daughter. But amongst 2009 to 2015 Draupadi Murmu husband two son,mother and bothers also died.And at present she has a daughter name as Itishri Murmu.

Her Life before get into Political career

Since 1994,President Murmu has worked as a junior assistant at the irrigation department of the Government of Odisha.After it she served herself as a School teacher at Aurobindo Integral Education and Research Centre in Rairangpur.

Droupadi Murmu Started her Political Career

Begging of the career Droupadi Murmu was appointed as the councillor of Rainagpur Nagar Panchayat as an Independent candidate for the first in her life on 1997 as the party of Bharatiya Janata party.Her first term in the Odisha Legislative Assembly was in 2000, when she was elected from Rairangpur Assembly constituency.During the BJP and BJD coalition government in Odisha, she served as Minister of State with Independent Charge for Commerce and Transportation from 6th March 2000 to 6th August 2002, and Fisheries and Animal Resources Development from 6th August 2002 to 16th May 2004.

Here’s a table that will make you easy to understand

NameDroupadi Murmu
Born 20th June 1958
Native landUparbeda, Mayurbhanj, Odisha
Education Rama Devi Women’s Autonomous University
Parents Biranchi Narayan Tudu
Spouse Shyam Charan Murmu
Children Itishri Murmu
Age64 Years
PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Office President of India
Residence Rashatrapati Bhawan

When She Became the Governor of Jharkhand?

On 18th May 2015 Droupadi Murmu taken th oath as the 9th Governor of Jharkhand.Throughout her six-year tenure as a governor, the BJP was in power in the Jharkhand government, and in the Union Government as well. She appointed Hemant Soren as chief minister of Jharkhand in 2019.

President Murmu NDA’s Presidential candidate in 2022

For the election of 2022, Draupadi Murmu was nominated by the BJP as the President of India by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). In the Presidential Campaign 2022, she sought support for her candidature from members of the BJP and other opposition parties in various states across the country. While visiting NE states, Draupadi Murmu encountered prominent parties such as BJD in Odisha, JMM in Jharkhand, Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, BSP in Uttar Pradesh, and JDS in Karnataka.

Droupadi Murmu Awards that She get

Draupadi Murmu, in 2007, received the Nilkantha Award for the best MLA ( Member of Legislative Assembly) by Odisha Legislative Assembly.


  1. Q.Where is Draupadi Murmu born?

    Ans.Draupadi Murmu born in Uparbeda, Mayurbhanj, Odisha

  2. Q.Who is the 15th President of India?

    Ans.Draupadi Murmu

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